Business Development Coordinator

Published: 2 weeks ago

Deadline for Applications: Sunday 23rd May, 2021

Business Development Coordinator

£21,166 to £27,999 plus Bonus PA (dependant on qualifications and experience)

Closing Date: Sunday 23 May 2021 at 11 pm

Due to expansion, we are looking to recruit a Business Development Coordinator to work across our Grimsby and Hull training centres.

You will be responsible for learner and employer recruitment to our contracts for Traineeship and Apprenticeships. A knowledge of Traineeships and Apprenticeships would be beneficial though not essential as full training will be provided.

You will be an organised and motivated individual with a passion for quality education.

Driving licence and use of a vehicle are essential.

Key Objectives:

  • Recruitment of target number of learners to apprenticeship and traineeship programmes to ensure contract and funding opportunities are maximised;
  • Engagement with employers to ensure sufficient work experience placements are generated and learners are correctly placed for the traineeship programme, within required timeframes;
  • Engagement with employers to develop opportunities for their existing staff to apprenticeships, and recruitment of new apprenticeship vacancies;
  • Achievement of targets in relation to learner starts on programmes;

Person Profile:


  • Level 4 Information Advice and Guidance qualification, or willing to work towards;
  • GCSE English Grade C, GCSE Maths Grade C or equivalent qualifications.  

Experience, Knowledge and Skills

  • Experience of recruitment and sales, ideally within a B2B environment;
  • Experience of effective engagement with employers and learners;
  • Experience of successfully achieving targets, together with the ability to prioritise workload, meet deadlines, take responsibility, use initiative and be proactive, incorporating flexibility when required;
  • Excellent literacy and numeracy skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, to produce internal and external reports;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Excellent presentation skills, including use of PowerPoint;
  • Knowledge of information technology, including Microsoft Office

In return, you can expect an attractive salary and travel expenses combined with genuine career progression opportunities.

To apply, please refer to the attached Job Description and complete the Employment Application Form and Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form. Please return your completed forms to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) by 11 PM on Sunday 23 May 2021.

In line with safer recruitment practices, the Application Form is the only acceptable method of applying for a job with Avant Skills Academy. A CV is not an acceptable alternative and must not be submitted as part of the application process.

Please ensure you pay close attention to the information in the Employment Application Form Guidance Notes, matching your experience, knowledge and skills to the key responsibilities and objectives in the Job Description.

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